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Tomorrow’s Materials And Photonic Devices Produced By Using Möbius Strip To Tie Liquid Crystal In Knots
2013-08-20 11:10:08

University of Warwick scientists have shown how to tie knots in liquid crystals using a miniature Möbius strip made from silica particles.

2013-08-15 20:55:15

Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale.

2013-08-15 09:41:09

Researchers at the University of Georgia are developing a new treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer.

Tiny Silicon Crystals Could Be Safe For Deep-tissue Imaging
2013-07-31 13:54:50

Tiny silicon crystals caused no health problems in monkeys three months after large doses were injected, marking a step forward in the quest to bring such materials into clinics as biomedical imaging agents, according to a new study.

2013-07-26 18:52:59

University of Akron researchers have developed new materials that function on a nanoscale, which could lead to the creation of lighter laptops, slimmer televisions and crisper smartphone visual displays.

2013-07-26 18:41:05

The mineral molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), which, when solid, behaves in many ways like grease, has semiconducting properties that make it a promising alternative to silicon or graphene in electronic devices.

Blood Clotting With Gold Nanoparticles
2013-07-26 10:23:00

Controlled by an infrared laser, gold nanoparticles can now be used to turn blood clotting on and off - a useful tool for doctors who are trying to control clotting during surgery.

Making Water Droplets Dance
2013-07-23 04:59:10

Scientists are experimenting with non-dissapative droplet patterns to study reversible switching between static and dynamic self-assembly.

Record Broken By Stanford Scientists For Thinnest Light-absorber
2013-07-18 13:12:21

Stanford University scientists have created the thinnest, most efficient absorber of visible light on record.


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